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Apr├Ęs Polo: Lobsterbake - 7:30PM - 8:00PM

Following USA vs. Dominican Republic

Time: August 8, 2020 7:30 PM

Location: Newport International Polo Grounds 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871

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A traditional New England Lobsterbake will round out the gala weekend at the conclusion of USA vs. Dominican Republic.  The freshest local seafood & produce will be cooked to perfection field-side by McGrath Clambakes over hot coals under a bed of fresh, local seaweed.  This tasty and fun annual Polo Series tradition sells out each year and is not to be missed.

Don't just take our word for it - local food writers give our apres polo events their thumbs up!

Served in the Pavilion immediately following the match: 6:30PM - 7:00PM.

New England Lobsterbake Menu

Rhode Island “clear broth” Quahog Chowder
Garden Salad with Italian Dressing
Spinney Creek Maine Soft Shelled Steamed Clams
Prince Edward Island Mussels
Drawn Butter and Broth
Local Sweet Corn on the Cob
Red Bliss Potato
Barbecued Chicken
1 ¼ lb. Rhode Island Lobster
Sliced Watermelon

***please make us aware if you or anyone in your party has a shellfish, seafood or any other food allergy***

Tickets* $60 per person, available online until NOON, THU AUG. 6, at which time the final headcount has been requested by the caterer.  Cash bar.  Polo match tickets sold separately.  The meal will be served buffet-style under the Pavilion Tent, immediately following the trophy presentation.   *Must present ticket at the buffet; Tickets are for individual dinner portions per person.  This is NOT an unlimited buffet.  Buffet closes promptly at 8PM.

Each dinner includes a whole lobster.  There are non-seafood options available.  Sorry, no child portions available.  For children, we recommend the food concessionaires on-site during the match, so that after the match, the adults can eat while the kids play on the polo field under your watchful eye.

These tickets went on sale in March.  If you did not make a reservation before they sold out this year, then please sign up to our mailing list to receive timely notifications in the future.  Your information remains private and the emailed notifications are minimally scheduled, monthly during the offseason, and weekly during the polo season.  Then you won’t miss out.

Now in its 3rd generation, McGrath Clambakes & Catering is a full-service catering company that specializes in authentic old-fashioned New England clambakes as well as traditional catering services.  Whether you're interested in hosting a casual family party, wedding reception or special event, our expert planners can create a memorable day in many locations in and around southern New England. With over 51 years in the business, you can count on McGrath to provide a completely customized experience for you and your guests.  (401) 847-7743 Email:

Refunds must be requested in writing by the customer, via email, at least 7 days prior to the ticketed event (by noon on the previous Friday) sent to:  RAIN DATE: In the event of the postponement of the August 8th polo match prior to its start, (due to weather/field conditions), the Apres Polo dinner will remain on schedule for Saturday, August 8th at 7:30PM.  For more details on our ticket policies, please follow this link.  In the event of inclement weather, always check the Match Status recording on our Info Hotline (401) 846-0200 x2 and our website, for Alerts, both of which are updated with any status change for the impending match.